A southerly airflow lies over New Zealand today. On Tuesday a low moves towards the upper North Island from the Tasman Sea, while the rest of the country continues to see a southerly airflow tending northeast about the lower South Island. Southerlies continue for most on Wednesday although winds tend more southeast about the upper North Island as a low passes out to the east of the country.
No major issues today. About the Waikato and Bay Of Plenty isolated showers may develop this afternoon which can be of interest at times, as a few isolated spots may contain a brief heavy fall or two. About Buller there is a low risk of a heavy shower or two in the afternoon.
Blue – Rain affects Northland and Auckland from afternoon, with the chance of a few heavy falls which ease later in the evening / overnight.
Blue – Rain about Gisborne / East Cape may be heavy at times during the day.
Purple – Southeasterly winds about the Coromandel may be gusty / strong during the day then easing in the evening.
– Please note, the idea behind this update is to focus on the main weather highlights, which is why not all regions are mentioned.
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– Aaron Wilkinson, WeatherWatch.co.nz